Friday, August 31, 2012

Aloha to the Big Island - Anaeho'omalu Bay, In the Air, and Landing in Honolulu

On our way to the airport, we stopped by Anaeho'omalu Bay ... 

... with a wide open beach!

Anaeho'omalu Bay is home of a canoe club ...

... notice the twisted tree!

The open air airport terminal treated us to a bronze statue, HULA KAHIKO.

Hawaiian Airlines offers hourly flights from Kona to Honolulu ... 

... I enjoyed the cloud formations during our 45 minute flight.

The sun sets to the West ...

... as we began to descend over Pearl Harbor. 

Notice the C17 in the lower right.  My house would be in the distance above it.  

Do you like sail? surf? fly?  One randomly selected commenter from this week's blogs wins a book choice from my convention stash.  This giveaway is open to all readers.  Comments are open through Saturday, September 1, 10 pm in Hawaii.  I'll post the winner on Sunday, September 2.


Kim in Hawaii

Sadly, Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J, and
Scott Caan did not welcome us home.


  1. I don't mind flying. I would love to learn how to surf.

  2. No to sailing and surfing and if I could drive to my destination I would drive.

  3. never sailing with a big vessel and never surfing and not so really like flying

  4. I think I like sailing.... NOt sure about flying...

  5. I've never surfed or sailed. Flying is fine. Thanks again for the great photos.

  6. I don't fly. Hubby flew to california this week, his flight was delayed, then diverted and he had to be bused to the airport he was supposed to land at. So the 1 hour flight ended up taking almost 6 hours. And people wonder why I won't fly any

    I would sail if the boat was big enough, not a fan of small boats.

  7. As soon as I saw the twisted tree above, I saw an old druid sitting with his hands on his knees. Isn't it funny how our minds work?

    I love flying.

  8. I enjoy flying but it's been a while. I would love to sail but never have. And I don't mind walking into the surf but would be horrible at surfing lol.

  9. I am hoping to try surfing when we are in Hawaii briefly in Nov. I do like sailing, but I have to prepare for it ahead of time due to sometimes getting motion sickness. And I like flying only because it gets us to places fast. :)

  10. Yes if fly would learn to surf,

  11. Don't do any of those things.